China News Service, Beijing, January 14 (Reporter Li Jingze) In response to the possibility that the United States and its allies may continue to hold military exercises around China before and during the Beijing Winter Olympics, Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Wang Wenbin spoke at a regular press conference on the 14th. Responded.

He said that the Beijing Winter Olympics is a major sports event. Under the epidemic, all countries should practice the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger - more united", and through a successful Winter Olympics, cooperate for mankind , Overcoming difficulties together brings hope.

  A reporter asked a question. On December 2, 2021, the 76th UN General Assembly unanimously adopted the Olympic Truce Agreement for the Beijing Winter Olympics, urging countries to truce and stop hostilities before and after the Beijing Winter Olympics.

However, there are signs that the United States and its allies may continue to hold military exercises around China before and during the Beijing Winter Olympics.

what opinions do the Chinese have on this issue?

  Wang Wenbin said that the Beijing Winter Olympics is a major sports event. Under the epidemic, all countries should practice the Olympic motto of "faster, higher, stronger - more united", and through a successful Winter Olympics, cooperate for mankind , Overcoming difficulties together brings hope.

  Wang Wenbin pointed out that the Olympic Truce Resolution for the Beijing Winter Olympics was adopted by consensus at the 76th UN General Assembly, reflecting the consensus of all members of the UN.

The resolution urges all countries to abide by the Olympic Truce Resolution and cease hostilities from seven days before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics to seven days after the closing of the Beijing Winter Paralympics, and calls on all countries to strive to promote peace and mutual understanding among human beings.

It is not only a responsibility and obligation for all parties to follow this spirit, but also the common expectation of the international community.

"We believe that under the guidance of the Olympic spirit and with the joint efforts of all parties, China will surely dedicate a successful Olympic Games to the world and jointly promote the development of the Olympic cause." (End)

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